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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support
    A quarter of a million dollars... that's how much the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates it'll cost you to raise a child until they're 18 and that DOESN'T include college!
  • TSU program exposes students to cutting-edge research

    More than 20 incoming Tennessee State University freshmen spent part of their summer getting exposed to real-world scientific work and cutting-edge research. The 21 students, from Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, Indiana and Georgia, spent five weeks...

    Rising egg prices eat into bakery, restaurant profits

    Rising egg prices eat into bakery, restaurant profits
    Breakfast wouldn't be breakfast at Shakers American Cafe without three-egg omelets, pancakes and quiche. In the past month, however, the College Park eatery — like others across Central Florida — has been shelling out a lot more money for...

    USDA offers funding for farmers markets, local food programs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's focus has traditionally been on food production, agriculture and natural resources but under the administration of President Barack Obama the USDA also has taken on a broader rural economic development role. The...

    For tobacco growers, farming is a family affair

    Trevor Bass walked among the rows of tobacco plants — the broad, green leaves up to his chest — and declared a good crop. From amid the 210 acres planted in tobacco this year, the plants cover the horizon. Sometime in July, a harvester will...